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Old 01-13-2015, 11:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best helmet/goggle combo?

I need to buy a new helmet and goggles and was wondering what your guys opinions on the best combo would be?
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Old 01-13-2015, 11:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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go to a shop and try every pair of goggles on to see which give you the best fit and vision

then match the helmet based on what fits your head and goggles together

The Anon M2 fits me really well as does the POC Receptor. they happen to place nice when worn together


and buy at the shop
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giro/oakley

really though they all fit differently. I have a cone head and giro's fit the best. you couldn't pay me to wear a smith, red, pro-tec etc.
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I've got a Giro Combyn this year and it fits my goggles very well, particularly the Smiths that I have.
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As tecknojoe said, the best to do is to actually go to a store, try them on, and see which ones fits the best...

You can always go for two different brands for a goggle / helmet combo, but the best combos are always the same brand for both items; they fit perfectly together because, well, the helmet cut is always the same for each helmet, and the goggle cut matches that cut.

Some combos give you (what I think it's called, correct me if wrong) whitehead, which is this small gap between the goggle and the helmet... If temperatures are low and it's snowing, it will get cold in that small little area and it's uncomfortable.

I use to own Dragons and I have my Bolle helmet still, and it'll give me that small gap and I hated it.
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Old 01-13-2015, 07:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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smith i/o and smith maze...no gap and great ventilation to prevent fogging of goggles...vents of helmet and goggles match up
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Smith Maze with any Smith I/O series goggle.
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Any smith goggle helmet combo will complement one another

I had the smith IOX and a red helmet and the two just didn't go together, bought a smith transport helmet and they work wonder ours together
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Whatever fits your melon and face the best...everybody is shaped a little different. Don't try to order online until you try stuff on in person. I wear a Giro helmet and Giro goggles with quick change lenses. The combo work very well for me. The helmet felt too tight at first, but it fits perfect now and has the boa style system to fine tune fit plus adjustable vents.
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K2 Phase Pro helmet and Oakley Crowbar goggles compliments well. My Dragons do not fit well with the K2 helmet
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